Inside Cuba: An In-Depth Island Journey: Holguín to Havana
Go on a comprehensive exploration of Cuba as you meet its people, learn its history and discover the enduring traditions from Holguín to Havana.
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Program No. 20612RJ
15 days
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At a Glance

On our most in-depth learning adventure in Cuba, journey across the island from Holguín to Havana, exploring the historic Spanish colonial cities and interacting with Cubans from all walks of life. Meet musicians, artists, students, farmers, teachers, workers and the new rising entrepreneurs. This is a rare chance to experience the country’s natural beauty and the warm people of Cuba.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles a day. Getting in/out of a pedicab and a horse carriage. Travel in a tropical climate.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn about the Spanish colonial era, the Cuban Revolution and the Cuba of today.
  • Interact with Cuban people eager to teach you about culture, religion, music, dance, cuisine and more.
  • Explore grand plazas, churches, forts, sites of the Cuban Revolution, museums and Ernest Hemingway’s home.

General Notes

Round-trip flight from Miami to Cuba is included. Questions about Cuba? Road Scholar is an authority on travel to Cuba. Read our FAQs about travel to Cuba. www.roadscholar.org/collections/cuba-travel-facts/faqs
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Ismar Martinez
Ismar Martinez is one of the many amazing bi-lingual Cuban leaders who work with and has been trained by Road Scholar in addition to being trained and scheduled by Havanatur, the government-run operator in Cuba. He is the Cuban expert and is responsible for relaying local knowledge, and both cultural and historical information for the places we visit throughout the program. He will answer questions pertaining to Cuba and the Cuban people.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Michelle Murphy
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